Kent State at Buffalo NCAA Basketball Parlay 2/22/2019
Friday, February 22, 2019
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The Kent State Golden Flashes head to Alumni Arena to take on the Buffalo Bulls on Friday, February 22, 2019. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 16 point favorites.
Kent State heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-7. They currently have a point differential of 3.6 as they are averaging 75.9 points per contest while giving up 72.3 per game. Buffalo has an overall record of 23-3. They are averaging 85.9 points per game and surrendering 71.4, good for a point differential of 14.5.
Valuable Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 13-11-0 against the spread this season
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 13-10-1 against the over/under this year
Important Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 15-9-1 against the spread this season
The Buffalo Bulls are 13-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
01/06/19 F Danny Pippen Knee is out for season
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jalen Avery averages 11.9 points per contest in 35.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 2.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%. Jaylin Walker comes into this game averaging 21.8 points per contest while playing 35.5 minutes per night. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Jeremy Harris averages 13.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 71%. C.J. Massinburg scores 18.5 points per contest while playing 32.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.1 rebounds per contest and has 3.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Flashes allow 72.3 points per contest which is 202nd in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 270th and 204th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 168th, and they allow 13.2 assists per game which puts them in 184th place in D-1. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 256th in Division 1. Kent State averages 75.9 points per contest, which is 100th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 227th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 158th in the nation. They average 35.0 boards per contest and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 203rd and 179th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 311th with 11.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls give up 71.4 points per game, which ranks them 182nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 88th and 60th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 10.3 dimes allowed per game and 275th with 36.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulls are 325th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest. Buffalo is 5th in the country with 85.9 points per contest this season. They are 60th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 14.5. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 142nd in the country. They are 12th in the nation in rebounding with 40.7 boards per contest and 14th in assists per game with 16.9. The Bulls are 261st in turnovers per contest with 12.3.
The Golden Flashes have an offensive rating of 107.9, which is ranked 88th. They are 178th in college basketball in pace with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 224th. As a unit they are 190th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 169th in D-1. Kent State is 326th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions.
Buffalo is 323rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 113.8, which is ranked 19th. They are 15th in D-1 in pace with 75.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 50th. As a unit they are 65th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 76th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Kent State +16 and under 159.5 total points
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